Platform Engineer


Encore Technologies

Platform Engineer Louisville, KY

Platform Engineer

  • 100% onsite in Louisville KY

The Platform Engineer is a key role in interfacing with developers, and technical and business leaders to create innovative solutions that meet business goals and objectives. Core competencies for this position are focused on process automation, solution design, and operational support.

Key responsibilities for this role include service design, cloud-managed services, building and deploying pipelines, and performance engineering.


  • Engineering, designing, and supporting automated, self-healing cloud-based solutions for business applications.
  • Foster innovation and solutions for infrastructure automation, application delivery, and related processes.
  • Design, manage and support code pipelines.
  • Run capacity and performance testing to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers. Collect and analyze performance data, summarize results, and prepare the presentation of results for review and baselining.
  • Solve functional and performance issues. Work with teams to facilitate automation of the release process, while ensuring correct access controls and securing applications.
  • Monitoring test/dev and production environments.
  • Identify and troubleshoot incidents when they arise and see them through resolution.
  • Work with project teams in order to meet deadlines.
  • The appropriate level of documentation for all projects, RCAs, and daily tasks.


  • Experience in designing, deploying, and supporting on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure running high-volume transactional applications
  • Expertise with Linux administration and deployments in large environments
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure and managed services
  • Experience deploying and supporting configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Experience with Agile and other software development methodologies
  • Ability to implement code pipelines to enable CI/CD
  • Ability to quickly learn complex systems, infrastructure services, and network-related technologies
  • Team player with excellent communication and relationship skills – verbal and written
  • Strong experience with the following:
  • AWS managed services
  • Cloud Formation and/or Terraform
  • Programming languages: Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, or PHP
  • Good to have experience with:
  • Working experience with application performance monitoring (APM) tools
  • Working experience with load testing tools such as JMeter, Locust, and Cloud Test
  • The mandatory rotating on-call schedule

Qualifications Experience Required

  • Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • 5 years: Linux administration and deployments in large environments
  • 5 years: Experience in designing, deploying, and supporting on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure running high-volume transactional applications.

Encore Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.

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